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Sex, God, Race, And AIDS

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

As African Americans get infected with HIV and die at shocking rates, we must all take stock, assess, and act. White LGBT people must intentionally break racial barriers that create de facto segregation. Worship together, socialize together, serve together, and be honest together.

White House Convenes Conference Around HIV In LGBT Communities

Charles Stephens | Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Charles Stephens

We finally are starting to scratch the surface of the depth of the HIV crisis among young black men who have sex with men (MSM). It was the spirit of persistence to find answers that many of us brought to the White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS in Atlanta, Ga. on April 19.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Fighting Stigma and Marginalization

Ernest Hopkins | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Ernest Hopkins

When we support organizations around the world that fight stigma and marginalization, and when we address the holistic needs of young black gay men, we tear down the barriers to education, social capital, and high-quality, comprehensive medical treatment and care.

Beyond National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Openness Every Day

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 04.08.2012 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

For National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I want to recall how one man's insistence on openness and honesty about AIDS in the black community generated support and saved lives in Los Angeles and beyond.

A Seat at the Table: How Empowering Young, Black, Gay Men to Lead Can Address Spikes in HIV

Charles Stephens | Posted 01.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Charles Stephens

It is impossible to discuss HIV/AIDS in the black community without addressing the importance of tolerance. It is up to us -- relatives, co-workers and friends -- to engage our black gay brothers in a conversation that is constructive and rooted in concern.